29 Aug '11, 4am

"Be angry no more, my fellow Singaporeans. We are all winners as long as we stand united," says our reader. #SGpresident

THIS year has been a year full of politics and I am very surprised at the extent of discontentment within the local community. Each time I log on to Facebook, disturbing and venomous comments on the Government can be seen. Why are people so angry and discontented? We need to be more understanding and, at the same time, appreciate what the Government has done for Singapore thus far. People here are worrying where to travel for their year-end holiday while others around the world worry about making ends meet. While the rest of the world faces job crunches and high unemployment, Singapore's unemployment rate remains low. While checks on the Government is good, we should also be supportive and united as a nation, and that includes accepting the Government which has (overall) done its best for Singapore. The seventh president of Singapore has been elected. I found it dishearten...

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